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The Emperor's Egg
By Jane Chapman (illustrator) and Martin Jenkins
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick Pr
Publication date September 1, 2002
Pages 29
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Easy Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780763618711
ISBN-10 0763618713
Dimensions 0.25 by 9.25 by 10 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A touching look at the world of penguins engagingly describes and illustrates the devotion of the male Emperor penguin to caring for his mate's egg, as he guards it for months while his mate hunts for fish. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Fabulous facts about nature's most devoted dad, in an utterly charming picture book.

Can you imagine spending the winter outdoors in Antarctica without anything to eat? That’s just what the male Emperor penguin does. While his mate is off swimming and catching loads of fish, he stands around in the freezing cold with an egg on his feet for two whole months, keeping it warm and waiting for it to hatch. Welcome to the story of the world’s most devoted dad!
Back matter includes an index.

Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780763618711 Book cover for 9780763638252 Book cover for 9781406313017
 
from Gardners Books (December 1, 2008)
9781406313017 | details & prices | 32 pages | List price $11.50
About: The Emperor penguin is the only large animal to remain on the Antarctic mainland throughout its bitterly inhospitable winter.
Pap/com re edition from Candlewick Pr (August 12, 2008)
9780763638252 | details & prices | 32 pages | 9.75 × 11.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.50 lbs | List price $8.99
About: Try balancing an egg on your feet for two months in the Antarctic!
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Candlewick Pr (September 1, 2002)
9780763618711 | details & prices | 29 pages | 9.25 × 10.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Describes the parental behavior of Emperor penguins, focusing on how the male keeps the egg warm until it hatches and how the parents care for the chick after it is born.
School and Library
Book cover for 9780763605575
 
from Candlewick Pr (October 1, 1999)
9780763605575 | details & prices | 29 pages | 10.25 × 11.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 1.00 lbs | List price $16.99
About: Describes the parental behavior of Emperor penguins, focusing on how the male keeps the egg warm until it hatches and how the parents care for the chick after it is born
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606259910
 
from Demco Media (December 1, 2002)
9780606259910 | details & prices | 9.00 × 9.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.80 lbs | List price $15.81
About: Describes the parental behavior of Emperor penguins, focusing on how the male keeps the egg warm until it hatches and how the parents care for the chick after it is born.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781435273641
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (May 9, 2008)
9781435273641 | details & prices | 29 pages | 9.25 × 10.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.78 lbs | List price $15.99
About: The Emperor penguin is the only large animal to remain on the Antarctic mainland throughout its bitterly inhospitable winter.

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